The Leonardo Internship Opportunities

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We live in a rapidly-changing, highly connected world that asks each citizen to be more curious, more informed and more engaged.  If this sounds like you and you’re looking for an educational, exciting and hands-on style internship, we invite you to explore the positions that we are offering below.

Tech Integration Intern

Intern Title: Tech Integration Intern

Start Date: June 5, 2017

End Date: August 28, 2017 (must complete 180 hours within 12 weeks)

Compensation: $1575, 1-year membership to museum, discounts in bistro and gift store, cool volunteer t-shirt, plus a priceless experience working in an exciting environment with fun co-workers.

Weekly Schedule: Monday-Friday with select Saturdays, 15 hours a week. (Scheduling will be flexible in order to meet both of our needs)

To qualify: You must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student in the fields of Education, Art, Science, Technology, Museum Studies or related fields.

Department: Programming-Content Team

Reports to: Resident Tech Integration Specialist

Applications accepted until May 29, 2017

 

Summary:

We are a hands-on, making and doing museum that focuses on STEM+Arts. The intern will be assisting the Resident Tech Integration Specialist with planning, prepping, and implementing community programs. Community programs include: family festivals and single day events that are museum-wide and geared toward the public.

 

The intern will:

  • Be responsible for developing tech content such as Coding Unplugged Activities for family festivals like FIRST Lego League kick-off celebration, Spooktacular and Tech Fest among others.
  • Learn how to engage the public through implementing tech activities
  • Convert developed activities into lesson plans and train staff to implement them.
  • Learn basic Lego Mindstorms robotics and train FIRST Lego League-U volunteers.
  • Assist FLL-U Volunteers when needed during family festivals.
  • Assist with Lego Robotics Summer Camps.
  • Run Hour of Code program for youth in the Computer Lab on Saturdays.
  • Assist in maintaining the computer lab.
  • Develop a final project subject to a production timeline which includes a pitch, budget proposal, project documentation and weekly updates.
  • Present final project at a family festival.

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Enjoy working with a variety of people, fun and personable, hardworking and reliable, love of STEM subjects and have a desire to help others develop that love too.
  • Must have a passion for working with technology and enthusiasm to learn more.
  • Must have some experience in computer science.
  • Intern must be versatile and maintain an ability to think outside the box.
  • Enjoy working with kids ages 5-14.
  • Be able to communicate well to different audiences.
  • Possess a high degree of energy, initiative and integrity.

To apply:

Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume to Jmertz@theleonardo.org. Please note in your email subject line that you are applying for the Tech Integration Internship.

 

Public Programming Intern

Intern Title: Public Programming Intern

Start Date: May 19, 2017

End Date: August 11, 2017 (must complete 180 hours within 12 weeks)

Compensation: $1575, 1-year membership to museum, discounts in bistro and gift store, cool volunteer t-shirt, plus a priceless experience working in an exciting environment with fun co-workers.

Weekly Schedule: Monday-Friday with select Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, 15 hours a week.

To qualify: You must be currently enrolled in college as an undergraduate student in the fields of Hospitality, Marketing, Recreation/Outdoor Recreation, Education, STEM fields, Museum Studies or related fields.

Department: Programming-Content Team

Reports to: Youth and Public Programs Manager

Applications accepted until May 19, 2017 (or until filled)

 

Summary:

We are a hands-on, making and doing museum that focuses on STEM+Arts. The intern will be assisting the Youth and Public Programs Manager with planning, prepping, and implementing public programs for adults, 18+. Adult Public programs include: Dining programs, Food and Wine pairings, Friday night After Dark events, Innovation programs, and activities during festivals on Library Square.

 

The intern will:

  • Serve as program event lead for a variety of smaller Public Programs offerings such as Wine Lounge during Utah Arts Festival.
  • Be responsible for coordinating STEM content and experts for assigned Leonardo Dining Programs
  • Assist in integration of STEM content into Leo After Dark Friday nights
  • Create and share program event floor plans, Banquet Event Orders, and Work Tickets for events assigned to intern.
  • Coordinate with Events, Operations, Food and Beverage, and Marketing teams for events assigned to intern.
  • Learn how to engage the public through hosting a variety of museum programming
  • Assist in creating/finalizing templates for program development and implementation.
  • Assist with additional Public Programs as needed included but not limited to staffing events day-of, coordinating with Food and Beverage team
  • Assist with Set up and Tear down of Public Programs as necessary.
  • Develop a final project subject to a production timeline which includes a pitch, budget proposal, project documentation and weekly updates.
  • Present final project at a family festival.

 

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Enjoy working with a variety of people; fun and personable; hardworking and reliable.
  • Love of developing and implementing programming which aim to grow community and recognition for the museum.
  • Excel at coordinating activities, providing customer service and managing several tasks at once
  • Must have a passion for working programs and events, and enthusiasm to learn more.
  • Must have some experience in public relations/events/hospitality/community programs or related.
  • Intern must be versatile and maintain an ability to think outside the box, and solve problems on the spot.
  • Preferably over the age of 21 and comfortable working events where alcohol is involved.
  • Must be willing to work occasional Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, until as late as midnight.
  • Possess a high degree of energy, initiative and integrity.

 

To apply: Interested parties should send their cover letter and resume to Jmertz@theleonardo.org. Please note in your email subject line that you are applying for the Public Programs Internship.